The Walton Family Foundation is seeking a skilled, highly motivated Accounts Payable Specialist to provide financial, administrative, and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed, and expenses are controlled efficiently and accurately. This position will be located in our Bentonville, AR office.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the organization to foster an environment where all associates THRIVE and belong. We do this by creating:
a culture committed to continuous learning that recognizes and values differences
an environment of respect and connection to learn from the richness of identities, experiences, and perspectives
fair access for all to opportunities for growth and advancement
What you will do
Review all payments for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date and correct
Maintain a working knowledge of current policies, procedures, and processes
Audit and process expense reports for internal and external business partners
Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
Evaluate and report on deviations from authorized practices and procedures
Process transactions to journals, ledgers, and keep impeccable records of all payments
Prepare and process EFT payments and manage new EFT account set-ups
Assist with other clerical, accounting, and program support related duties as assigned
Who we are looking for
Qualifications required for your success
Associates degree in accounting, OR a minimum of 3 years working in accounts payable, general accounting or related field
Strong technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint
Additional Helpful Experience Includes
Bachelors degree or higher in accounting or related field.
Experience using Microsoft GP.
Experience working for a non-profit organization or foundation
Personal attributes that support your success
Ability to act as a trusted advisor to principals and colleagues while demonstrating expertise and integrity
You are helpful, a team player, and show respect while collaborating with others
You are results oriented and exercise sound judgment in your work
A lifelong learner, who is inquisitive and solves problems with bold thinking and innovation
A visionary who plans for the future with imagination and wisdom
You are dedicated to achieving excellence and work with others to tackle the tasks at hand
All offers of employment are contingent on your successful completion (where permitted by state law) of a confidentiality agreement, background check, credit check, drug screen and verification of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Vaccination exemptions as a reasonable accommodation for a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief can be discussed at the time of an offer. In addition, you will need to provide proper identification verifying your eligibility to work in the United States on your first day of work.
About the Walton Family Foundation
The Walton Family Foundation is, at its core, a family-led foundation. Three generations of the descendants of our founders, Sam and Helen Walton, and their spouses, work together to lead the foundation and create access to opportunity for people and communities. We work in three areas: improving K-12 education, protecting rivers and oceans and the communities they support, and investing in our home region of Northwest Arkansas and the Arkansas-Mississippi Delta. To learn more, visit www.waltonfamilyfoundation.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
The Walton Family Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building and maintaining a culturally diverse workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment of any kind. We encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
Associates degree in accounting, OR a minimum of 3 years working in accounts payable, general accounting or related field.
Strong technical skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint.